Unemployment falling

Unemployment in Bradford is continuing to fall, according to new figures.

Numbers claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance are at their lowest since 2008.  Around 9,000 are claiming unemployment benefit, which is a fall of 25% on a year previous, say Jobcentre Plus.

Unemployment rate for the Bradford District  is now 2.7%, compared with 2.0% regionally, and 1.5% nationally.

Read more on the Council website here.

Written on 18th December 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Employment, News